Natural gas can be a transition fuel? Climate groups disagree

A natural gas power generating plant is shown in Huntington Beach, California on June 24, 2021.
A natural gas power generating plant is shown in Huntington Beach, California on June 24, 2021.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Natural gas produces less planet-warming emissions than other fossil fuels, such as coal or oil, when burnt for energy.

So it has been considered a "transition fuel" by some financial institutions, which consider gas-fired plants a "stepping stone" to reducing emissions from energy systems, while still being able to provide electricity to communities that now have no access to it.

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